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Greenglass House: Kate Milford, Jaime Zollars: 9780544540286: Books. The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle eBook: Leslie Connor: Books. The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise. A 2019 Parents’ Choice Award Gold Medal WinnerAn Amazon Top 20 Children's Book of 2019 A Bank Street Books' Best Books of the YearA Junior Library Guild SelectionA Bookriot "25 Of The Best Middle School Books For Today's Readers" PickA School Library Journal Best Book of 2019A 2020 Lone Star Reading List SelectionA Book Riot “Best Middle School Books for Young Readers” SelectionA GoodReads “Best Middle Grade Books of 2019” Finalist.

The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise

It's Trevor Noah: Born a Crime by Trevor Noah. A New York Times Bestseller The host of The Daily Show, Trevor Noah, tells the story of growing up half black, half white in South Africa under and after apartheid in this young readers’ adaptation of his bestselling adult memoir Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood.

It's Trevor Noah: Born a Crime by Trevor Noah

Trevor Noah, the funny guy who hosts The Daily Show on Comedy Central, shares his remarkable story of growing up in South Africa with a black South African mother and a white European father at a time when it was against the law for a mixed-race child to exist. Book by Brandon Wallace. Wilder Boys 1 Splashing through murky pools of rainwater by the side of the road, the mud-splattered school bus rumbled to a stop.

Book by Brandon Wallace

With an eager leap, Jake and his younger brother, Taylor, rose from their seats. “Last day of school tomorrow.” Taylor grinned at the bus driver as he reached the door. “What are you gonna do without us?” Mr. Last Day on Mars (Chronicle of the Dark Star): Kevin Emerson: 9780062306715: Books. Heart of a Samurai — Margi Preus. 2011 Newbery Honor Book In 1841, a Japanese fishing vessel sinks.

Heart of a Samurai — Margi Preus

Its crew is forced to swim to a small, unknown island, where they are rescued by a passing American ship. Japan’s borders remain closed to all Western nations, so the crew sets off to America, learning English on the way. Manjiro, a fourteen-year-old boy, is curious and eager to learn everything he can about this new culture. Eventually the captain adopts Manjiro and takes him to his home in New England. Published by Amulet Books. Jennifer A. Nielsen - Author. A Night Divided – Available Now!

Jennifer A. Nielsen - Author

(Scholastic) With the rise of the Berlin Wall, twelve-year-old Gerta finds her family divided overnight. She, her mother, and her brother Fritz live on the eastern side, controlled by the Soviets. Her father and middle brother, who had gone west in search of work, cannot return home. Finding Perfect: Elly Swartz: 9780374303129: Books.

The False Prince (The Ascendance Trilogy, Book 1): Book 1 of the Ascendance Trilogy (1) (9780545284141): Jennifer A. Nielsen: Books. RESTART « Gordon Korman. Chase Ambrose doesn’t remember falling off the roof.

RESTART « Gordon Korman

He doesn’t remember hitting his head. In fact, he doesn’t remember anything. He wakes up in a hospital room and suddenly has to learn his whole life over again … starting with his own name. House of Scorpion - Nancy Farmer's official home page. The House of the ScorpionCover illustration: Russell GordonAtheneum Books, 2002; audio: Recorded BooksBetween the U.S.A. and Aztlán (once called Mexico) lies a strip of land, known as Opium, the name of its chief product.

House of Scorpion - Nancy Farmer's official home page

It is ruled by a 146-year-old drug lord known as El Patrón. His fields are tilled by illegal immigrants, called "eejits," who have computer chips implanted in their brains so that they can be kept in slavery. A Wizard of Earthsea (Earthsea Series #1) by Ursula K. Le Guin, Paperback. The island of Gont, a single mountain that lifts its peak a mile above the storm-racked Northeast Sea, is a land famous for wizards.

A Wizard of Earthsea (Earthsea Series #1) by Ursula K. Le Guin, Paperback

From the towns in its high valleys and the ports on its dark narrow bays many a Gontishman has gone forth to serve the Lords of the Archipelago in their cities as wizard or mage, or, looking for adventure, to wander working magic from isle to isle of all Earthsea. Posted - John David Anderson. There was a war.

Posted - John David Anderson

This is where it ended.I can't tell you exactly when it changed, when it spiraled out of control like a kite twisting in the wind. When it stopped being something funny and clever and became something else. Maybe there was no single moment. Maybe underneath all the squares plastered on the walls and notebooks and windows there was the same message over and over. We just ignored it because it was easier to stomach that way.I know what you are going to say: sticks, and stones, and broken bones. Children's Fiction by Jewell Parker Rhodes. Dustibowling. Sequel coming in 2019!


“Whoa! What happened to your arms?” Aven Green gets that question a lot. Rob Buyea - The Perfect Score. No one likes or wants to take the statewide tests. Not the students in Mrs. (24) RESISTANCE by Jennifer A. Nielsen. Jennifer A. Nielsen - Author. Resistance – Coming August 28, 2018 (Scholastic) We can add the cover after its officially released – hopefully soon. Here’s the summary: Chaya Lindner is a teenager living in Nazi-occupied Poland. Rebecca Stead Books. “[W]hen all the sidewalk characters from Miranda’s Manhattan world converge amid mind-blowing revelations and cunning details, teen readers will circle back to the beginning and say, ‘’”

Starred Review, Kirkus, June 1, 2009 “[T]he mental gymnastics required of readers are invigorating; and the characters, children and adults, are honest bits of humanity no matter in what place or time their souls rest.” Starred Review, Booklist, June 1, 2009 “Closing revelations are startling and satisfying but quietly made, their reverberations giving plenty of impetus for the reader to go back to the beginning and catch what was missed.” Starred Review, The Horn Book Magazine, July/August 2009 “This unusual, thought-provoking mystery will appeal to several types of readers.”

The Akata Books - Nnedi Okorafor. “Fans of Akata Witch will fall again for the wondrously intriguing fantasy world in modern-day Nigeria in this imaginative sequel [Akata Warrior]...VERDICT Don’t miss this beautifully written fantasy that seamlessly weaves inventive juju with contemporary Nigerian culture and history.” -School Library Journal (Starred Review) “AKATA WARRIOR IS AMAZING! The most imaginative, gripping, enchanting fantasy novels I have ever read!”

-Laurie Halse Anderson is the New York Times bestselling author of books for all ages. All Rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook: Leslie Connor: 9780062333469: Books. The Benefits of Being an Octopus: Ann Braden: 9781510737488: Books. TO NIGHT OWL FROM DOGFISH. To Night Owl From Dogfish by Holly Goldberg Sloan, Meg Wolitzer.